Rheinischer Verein of Milwaukee

Current Events

Radio

  • Continental Showcase with Bob Ziebenbein on Joy 1340am
    • First Saturday of the month. Rheinischer Verein has a radio spot from 1:45–2:00 p.m. Let your friends know and enjoy some nice music!


Meetings:


Our Events: Pre-order tickets for our events here.​​

  • Crowning "A Royal Event"
    • Saturday, November 16th. Doors open at 6:30 with Program at 7:11
    • Location: Bavarian Bierhaus 
    • A Royal Event for Past, Present and Future Royalty of ALL Clubs! We are honoring ALL Prinz’s, Prinzessins, and Kinder Prinz’s and Prinzessins in a grand party! Dress up in your former Prinz Hut & Feathers, Crown & Sash, and re-live the glory days to help us celebrate the 55 year historical event! OPEN TO THE PUBLIC~ $5 Donation/PP, Free for Reigning Prinzenpaaren! Join us for FUN and see HOW Karneval is opened for the SEASON! 
    • Registration for this event can be found HERE.
  • Weihnachstfeirer
  • Maskenball 
    • Tentative Date: Saturday, Feb 22, 2020 
    • Time, and Location TBD
  • Kehraus
    • Tentative Date: Saturday, Feb 29, 2020
    • Time, and Location TBD
  • German Fest 2020!
    • Friday - Sunday, July 24, 25, and 26, 2020
    • 40 Year Tradition!
    • Contact us to see how you can volunteer for this epic event that you won't want to miss!


Other German Culture Events​​​​​​​​ 

  • Minnesota Spielmannszug Prinzenkroenung Hoppeditz Erwachen
    • ​Saturday, November 16
    • Location: Germania Society Klubhaus - 3529 West Kemper Rd
    • Doors open at 7:11pm. $11 per person. Entertainment by DJ Rick Schultz
  • United Donauschwaben at the Holiday Folk Fair International 
    • Friday, November 22 - Sunday, November 24
    • Location: State Fair Expo Center
    • Holiday Folk Fair International, America's premier multicultural festival and a program of the International Institute of Wisconsin, celebrates the cultural heritage of the people living in southeastern Wisconsin. This event allows Fair-goers the opportunity to learn the ways in which various cultures approach music, food, dance, arts, and crafts. The United Donauschwaben of Milwaukee is a long-time supporter of Holiday Folk Fair, and each year boasts a popular food booth and over 30 performances from our three dance groups throughout the weekend.
  • Krampusnacht
    • Thursday, December 5th, Time 4pm to 10pm
    • Location: Bavarian Bierhaus
    • ​December 5...a brisk winter night...the bells ringing, the chains rattling...Have you been naughty or nice? The KRAMPUS will know! Milwaukee Krampusnacht is excited to return to the Bavarian Bierhaus! Our celebration is pure fun and no holiday stress. It's a creepy-cool good time that features amazingly talented local vendors, live music, great food and drink, a Kid's Krampus Hour, and the American Science & Surplus Milwaukee Krampusnacht Parade! We'll also have a toy drive for Toys for Tots again this year. 
    • A new group called Milwaukee Krampus Eigenheit has been formed for costumed performers. They hold meetings and appear at events throughout the Krampus Season and are a great resource if you want to join in. 
  • United Donauschwaben's Christmas Party
    • Sunday, December 8, 2019. Mass at 11:00 AM
    • Location: Schwabenhof
    • Frohe Weihnachten! Come and celebrate the most wonderful time of the year among friends and family at our UDoM Christmas Party. Come early for mass, stay for a delicious lunch, and enjoy our childrens' program as they sing your favorite German Christmas songs. Maybe, if you're lucky, jolly old Saint Nick will come and give good boys and girls a gift!
  • United Donauschwaben's Schlactfest
    • Saturday, January 18, 2020 | Doors open at 5:00 PM | Dinner served at 6:00 PM.
    • Location: Schwabenhof
    • Join UDoM Members and guest as they toast each other with steins of bier. Rosy cheeks and laughter predominate. The meal is monumental: A buffet dinner consisting of schnitzel, goulash, bratwurst, dumplings & gravy, hot vegetables, and homemade desserts. Music by Alpine Blast, and performances from our dance groups. Special appearance by Muller Fasching Verein Milwaukee. Tickets $30 per person, UDoM members $25 (12 and under $15). To reserve your ticket, call Karen at 262.547.1371.
  • Spielmanzug's Maskenball
    • Saturday, February 8th, 2020
    • Location: Best Western Plus
    • ​Doors open at 6pm, music starts at 7pm. Music by The Austrian Express. Admission is $12. Costumes encouraged, to be judged on creativity and how they reflect the theme "Karneval am Broadway." Can be related to musicals or plays. 
  • Chicago Rheinischer Verein Maskenball / Karneval Samstag
    • ​Saturday, February 15th, 2020
    • Location: TBD
  • Chicago Rheinischer Verein Rosenmontag
    • Monday, February 17th, 2020
    • Location: TBD
  • Chicago Prinz Karneval Grad Karneval - Maskenball
    • ​​Saturday, February 23, 2020. Doors open at 6:11pm and the event starts at 7:11pm until 1 in the morning!
    • Location: White Eagle Ballroom, in Niles, IL
    • J​oin us for Karneval’s most celebrated event. Throw on a costume and join us for a vacation-themed evening filled with excitement, entertainment, and craziness only the Germans know how to bring to Karneval. Music by Paloma Band / Zydeco Voodoo. Food and drink: German Pork Schwenkbraten Buffet for an additional $15 only with tickets purchased in advance, full bar and non-alcoholic bar
  • Chicago Prinz Karneval Rosenmontag (ROSE MONDAY)
    • February 25th, 20202 at 6:11pm
    • ​Location: Hofbräuhaus Chicago
    • The party doesn’t end with the Maskenball. Another fun-filled evening awaits around the corner with a night filled with a variety of live entertainment. Witness top performances by the Rheinischer Verein’s Fanfaren and Amazonen. Full food and drink menu available to purchase
  • Spielmanzug's Lumpenball
    • Saturday, March 7th, 2020
    • Location: Schwabenhof
    • Doors open at 6pm, music starts at 7pm. Music by The Alpine Blast. Clothes are tattered and torn. Pockets are empty. Prizes awarded for best dressed Hobo. 
  • Spielmanzug's 85th Stiftungsfest
  • Spielmanzug's Bockbierfest
    • Saturday, April 25th, 2020
    • Location: Hart Park Pavillion ​7300 W. Chestnut Street, Wauwatosa
    • Doors open at 5PM, Music by The Freistadt Alte Kameraden Band. Come eat, drink, dance and have fun!
  • German Fest 2020!
    • Friday - Sunday, July 24, 25, and 26, 2020
    • 40 Year Tradition!
    • Contact us to see how you can volunteer for this epic event that you won't want to miss!